Providing quality surgical care since 1966.

Melvin P. Payne,III, MD

Melvin Payne
Undergraduate Degree: Rhodes College
Medical School: University of Tennessee at Memphis
Residency: Naval Medical Center – San Diego, CA
Specialty Certification: Diplomate American Board of Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Immediate Past President of the Medical Staff, St Francis Hospital, Bartlett
Medical Director Robotic Surgery Program, St Francis Hospital, Bartlett
Specific areas of interest:
Thyroid and parathyroid surgery
Breast surgery
Robotic surgery, including single incision gallbladder surgery
Gastrointestinal surgery
Advanced laparoscopic surgery for colon, reflux, and hernia


Baptist Memorial Hospital
6029 Walnut Grove Road
Medical Plaza #3
Suite 404
Memphis, TN 38120

(901) 726-1056

Saint Francis Bartlett Hospital
Medical Arts Pavilion
2996 Kate Bond Road, Suite 309
Memphis, TN 38134

(901) 726-1056

300 S. Rhodes Street
West Memphis, AR 72301
901.371.8207 (appointments)

(901) 726-1056

Core Values

  • We will provide Excellent Patient Care with the goal of satisfying our patients and achieving Excellent Surgical Outcome.
  • We are Compassionate and always put the Patient First.
  • We expect everyone to Work Hard and we will Support Each Other to ensure a Balanced Life.
  • Pride: Proud to be General Surgeons,proud to be associated with the Physicians In This Practice, proud of our Employees, proud of our Legacy.
  • It is essential to Like Each Other and to work in a Collegial Spirit.
  • We will treat all people with Humility, Equality, Dignity, and Respect.
  • We respect the Individual Strengths and Speciality Skills of each physician.
  • We understand that Open and Continual Communication is crucial.
  • Our Employees are Part of The Memphis Surgery Associate Family.
  • We will do our part to Sustain General Surgery as a noble and honorable profession.